What are cookies
Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer/ device. Cookies allow information about your visit to a website to be recorded. Cookies work to make your browsing experience on our sites as smooth as possible as they allow a third-party to recognise you and make your next visit easier.
Cookies can either be 'session' based, where they are deleted after each visit, or 'persistent', where the cookies last for a longer, defined period.
You can find out more about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org
When you enter our website you will be notified that cookies are in use, by clicking accept when you visit the website you consent to cookies being stored on your computer/ mobile device in accordance with this policy.
When you use and access our services, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser.
to enable certain functions of our services
to provide analytics
to store your preferences
to enable advertisements delivery, including behavioral advertising.
We use both session and persistent cookies on our sites and we use different types of cookies to run the our services:
Essential cookies. We may use essential cookies to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts.
In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-parties cookies to report usage statistics of our services, deliver advertisements on and throughout our sites, and so on.
Some cookies are not related to our websites as some of our pages contain embedded content from sources such as YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook etc, so you may receive cookies delivered from these websites. We do not govern the publication of third party cookies. To understand more about their cookies and privacy statements, please visit the relevant sites.
Some of our cookies will remind you about our work and fundraising opportunities, and how you can get involved after you have left our websites. These are the targeting/advertising cookies we use. These cookies are a very useful tool for us to gain and retain public awareness of our organisation and how we can be supported.
Our website uses Google Analytics, which is commonly used. This provides anonymous information about your use of the website to Google which Google uses to evaluate your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.
For more details please read Google’s Analytics overview.
What are your choices regarding cookies
Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.
You can learn more about cookies at the following third-party websites:
We reserve the right to update this policy when required and therefore may amend this policy from time to time. We recommend that you visit this page periodically in order to keep up to date with any changes made. We will notify you of any significant changes where reasonably possible.
Policy last updated: 13th February 2020